Three-time-loser parole eligibility; Parole Board petition for reconsideration of ineligibility. (HB2564)

Introduced By

Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Three-time-loser parole eligibility. Provides that in the case of a person who is ineligible for parole for a combination of three or more offenses involving rape, murder, or robbery the Parole Board shall consider a petition for reconsideration of ineligibility for parole if the person (i) was convicted only of robbery, (ii) did not injure or attempt to injure any person, (iii) did not have assistance of counsel in preparing a petition for review of ineligibility previously considered on the merits under this provision, (iv) has been continuously confined for 15 years, and (v) has a record of good conduct during confinement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2009Presented and ordered printed 098689540
01/20/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/27/2009Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety